9 Botanicals and Herbs for Irritated Skin

Discover nine powerful botanicals and natural herbs for irritated skin that soothe and rejuvenate, each chosen for its natural efficacy and healing properties.

White Lily

White Lily is truly a treasure in the realm of botanical remedies, especially for soothing irritated skin. This elegant herb is revered for its gentle, calming properties. It's rich in saponins and polysaccharides, which are wonderful for hydrating and softening the skin, making it feel supple and rejuvenated, while aiding in the creation of a hydrating, protective veil, preserving skin’s moisture with a dewy freshness. 

In traditional European herbalism, White Lily was cherished for its soothing effects on burns, and ulcers, and for helping wounds heal without scarring. In Chinese medicine, the bulbs were valued for their cooling and moistening properties, helping to treat skin irritations and internal conditions like lung ailments and insomnia.

Discover White Lily with Intensive Repair Balm, Plant Milk Serum, Cleansing Milk, and  Awakening Eye Gel

Aloe Vera Leaf

Aloe Leaf Juice is revered for its deeply hydrating properties that rejuvenate and soothe irritated skin. It's plentiful in nutrients, including beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, a range of amino acids, and essential fatty acids, which collectively help to protect and nourish skin. These components not only soothe by reducing inflammation and redness but also slow signs of premature aging by fighting free-radical damage.

Aloe's gentle, soothing nature makes it perfect for all skin types. It provides a hydrating boost that leaves the skin looking vibrant and healthy. Using the whole aloe vera leaf rather than just aloe vera gel—the gel from the inner leaf—harnesses the plant’s complete spectrum of benefits. 

Discover Aloe Vera Leaf in Clarifying Dermagel and Purifying Cleansing Gel  

Roman Chamomile

Roman Chamomile is such a comforting and healing ingredient cherished since ancient times for its remarkable soothing properties. It’s especially wonderful for calming sensitive or dry skin, and it’s even gentle enough to alleviate discomfort from sunburns. The beauty of Roman Chamomile lies in its ability to promote gentle circulation and regeneration, encouraging skin to heal and renew itself naturally.

Discover Roman Chamomile in Roman Chamomile Tonic, Plant Milk Serum, and Intensive Repair Balm

Mountain Arnica

Mountain Arnica is a powerful herb known for its incredible healing properties, particularly when it comes to bruising, swelling, and pain relief. It's highly esteemed in herbal medicine for its ability to speed up the recovery process of various physical ailments. Research demonstrates that when applied topically, Mountain Arnica helps to stimulate the flow of white blood cells, which process congested blood to help dissipate trapped fluid from bruised tissue, muscles, and joints. This makes it an excellent choice for reducing inflammation and enhancing the body's natural healing response after minor injuries or muscle strain

Discover Mountain Arnica in Plant Milk Serum


Especially valued for its soothing and healing properties, Calendula is an excellent choice for calming irritated or sensitive skin. 

Calendula is rich in flavonoids, natural compounds known to help fortify the skin and guard against environmental stressors. It’s also celebrated for its ability to promote skin hydration and regeneration, helping to enhance the skin's natural resilience and giving it a beautifully refreshed appearance. 

This gentle yet potent plant remedy is a wonderful addition to any skincare routine, especially for those looking to nurture skin in the most soothing way possible.

Discover Calendula in Plant Milk Serum


Loved for its relaxing fragrance and broad spectrum of healing properties, Lavender possesses an ability to instill calm on every level. Its soothing and antiseptic properties work wonders on the skin by helping to reduce  irritation and redness, and aiding in healing cuts and burns. This multifaceted herb provides a holistic approach to skincare, addressing both physiological needs and sensory relaxation

Discover Lavender in Bulgarian Lavender Body Oil and  Cleansing Milk


Rose is truly nature’s  gift to  the skin, suitable for everyone. It has a gentle, soothing effect that can help calm and restore balance to irritated skin, reducing redness and easing conditions such as eczema and rosacea. Rose’s essential oils are incredibly hydrating and nurture the skin deeply, providing much-needed moisture and comfort, especially for those with dry skin. In addition, Rose helps to enhance skin’s natural radiance, revealing a lovely, healthy glow 

The gentle aroma of Rose also adds a sensory dimension to its calming effects, promoting relaxation not just for the skin but also for the mind. As Tammy always notes, Rose has a nurturing vibration that opens the heart. 

Discover Rose in Celestial Rose Crème and Bulgarian Rose Water


Rosemary is a wonderful ingredient to naturally reduce skin irritation while boosting overall skin health and vitality. Celebrated for its robust antioxidant properties, Rosemary effectively calms the skin, reducing redness and soothing any discomfort. Its nutrients are vital for protecting skin cells from damage caused by free radicals and environmental stressors, which can exacerbate skin irritation.

Discover Rosemary in Epi-Peel and Purifying Luculent Masque

Tea Tree

Tea Tree is a remarkable natural remedy, especially when caring for irritated skin, including from insect bites. Its potent anti-inflammatory properties help quickly reduce redness and swelling to support healing. Its strong antimicrobial qualities are also excellent for preventing infections that can often result from scratching irritated areas. By reducing inflammation and potentially fighting bacteria, Tea Tree can create an environment conducive to healing.

Discover Tea Tree in Clarifying Dermagel


Embrace the healing power of these nine botanical wonders and allow nature to gently restore and rejuvenate your skin, bringing you closer to your most radiant, healthy self.

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